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  1. Which of the following statements are correct with respect to the CDC’s estimates of HIV infection in the United States?
  1. The HIV is acquired in non-occupational settings either across mucous membranes or parenterally by _______________.
  1. All of the following statements are correct with respect to the estimated per exposure risk of HIV transmission EXCEPT which one? Following _______________.
  1. All of the following statements with respect to the pattern of disease progression are correct EXCEPT which one?
  1. Which of the following oral conditions have been demonstrated to be positive predictors of HIV-associated disease progression?
  1. All of the following statements with respect to the diagnosis and staging of HIV infections are correct EXCEPT which one?
  1. Which of the following statements related to antiretroviral drug therapy is correct?
  1. Antiretroviral regimens for a treatment-naive patient generally consist of two nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) plus _______________.
  1. The risk of infection among HCP following percutaneous exposure to HIV-infected blood is more likely if the source patient has high viral load or _______________.
  1. All of the following statements related to the average risk of HIV transmission following various routes of exposure are correct EXCEPT which one?
  1. Which of the following statements related to provider-to-patient transmission of HIV is correct?
  1. The first step in managing a percutaneous wound to the finger is _______________.
  1. Which of the following statements is correct with respect to the process and requirements for determining the risk associated with an exposure?
  1. Which of the following statements is correct with respect to the evaluation of the exposed person?
  1. All of the following statements concerning post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for healthcare worker potentially exposed to HIV are correct EXCEPT which one?
  1. Elements of post-exposure counseling should include information _______________.
  1. In managing a possible occupational HIV exposure, follow-up testing to monitor HIV seroconversion is indicated at _______________.
  1. Which of the following statements is correct with respect of SHEA guidelines to minimize provider-to-patient transmission of HIV in healthcare settings?
  1. Which of the following statements is correct relative to the responsibilities of an infected healthcare provider?
  1. An HIV infected clinician may perform Category I, II, and III procedures if _______________.